Podcasts The Morning Rush 2007

The Morning Rush Archive for April 2007

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Monday, April 30, 2007

30 April 2007

Warm temperatures stick around with our daytime high topping out at 86 degrees with a strong south wind 15-20 mph and mostly sunny skies. We'll see a few more clouds this evening with an overnight temperature of 60 degrees and a SW wind 10-15 mph. Topping our news today, the second murder trial for Jason Allen Rose is slated to begin today. Also, the city's streets are falling further and further into disrepair. And in sports, Jon Cornish is heading for the Canadian Football League after missing out on NFL Draft weekend, plus in features, organic baby food is all the rage.

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Friday, April 27, 2007

27 April 2007

A nice warm-up today with a high of 68 degrees and a West wind 10-15 mph. There is a chance of late afternoon showers or thunderstorms. The overnight should clear up with the overnight low dropping to 48 degrees. In today's news: Another round of jockeying in KU Medical Center affiliation discussions; City sidewalk repairs going to cost money for local residents; Duke Ellington having unpublished work publish thanks to a Lawrence resident; KU Athletics doing better academically.

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Thursday, April 26, 2007

26 April 2007

Temperatures will stay cool today with the high today of 58 degrees. The wind will be fairly strong out of the North 15-20 mph with rain in the first half of the day, and clearing by the afternoon. Overnight temperature will drop to 39 degrees. In the news: Smoking ban goes before supreme court, Westar CEO steps down, and Rush hush on NBA.

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Wednesday, April 25, 2007

25 April 2007

Much cooler this afternoon with highs only topping out at 64 degrees. Rain chances will continue into the afternoon and evening today with a West wind 5-15 mph. Tonight's temperature will drop to 45 degrees with scattered showers. In the news: Lawmakers demand audits in wake of fued betwee KUMC and KU Hospital, Kansas river-keepers to take an inventory of Kansas River beauty and problems, Neil Hamburger appears tonight at 10 p.m. at the Jackpot Music Hall, and the KU men's golf finishes 10th in the Big 12.

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Tuesday, April 24, 2007

24 April 2007

A stormy day ahead. Look for isolated heavy thunderstorms through the afternoon and evening with a high of 73 degrees and a SE wind 10-15 mph. Showers and thunderstorms continue tonight with a low of 55 degrees and strong South winds 10-15. In today's news: Lawrence Police seek armed robber; Governor vetoes measure to provide additional oversight of KU Medical Center; In Sports, Free State Senior to sign letter of intent to play basketball for Ottawa U.

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Monday, April 23, 2007

23 April 2007

Another warm day ahead with a high near 76 and partly cloudy skies. Wind will stay out of the N most of the day between 5-10 mph. Look for showers and thunderstorms after midnight tonight with an overnight low around 58 degrees. In the news: In news today, former Sen. Howard H. Baker was in town to accept the Dole Leadership Prize and an old house is getting new life with the help of state grants. In sports, the KU golf team is preparing for Big 12 Championships and in features, a group of high school students are learning to play bridge.

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Friday, April 20, 2007

20 April 2007

Another great afternoon with temperatures topping out at 75 degrees with partly cloudy skies and a SW wind 10-15 mph and gusts near 25 mph. The evening will be mild with a low of 52 degrees. In today's news: Man in custody for allegedly making bomb threats to area schools; Kansas Senate committee offers plan to send money for deferred maintenance; Third Annual American Indian Film Festival starts today; Bonnie Henrickson gets a new contract.

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Thursday, April 19, 2007

19 April 2007

Temperatures continue to be warm. Look for partly cloudy to mostly sunny skies today with a SE wind 5-15 mph and an afternoon high of 74 degrees. The temperature tonight will drop to about 50 degrees with our
skies staying fairly clear. In the news: Legislature sends mixed message on university repair; Witness testifies in downtown shooting; Earth Day events.

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Wednesday, April 18, 2007

18 April 2007

Temperatures will stay close to normal today with a high of 69 degrees with wind out of the NE 5-10 mph and partly cloudy skies. A great evening ahead tonight with the low dropping to 44 degrees with partly cloudy skies. In the news: Sebelius responds to Virginia Tech incident, Kansas University officials checking into ways to learn from Virginia Tech incident, Granada murder trial opened Tuesday, and Shawnee Mission East sinks Free State in girls soccer, 3-1.

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Tuesday, April 17, 2007

17 April 2007

Look for the temperature to be a little cooler today with a few more clouds and a light SE wind 5-10 mph. The high should top out around 67 degrees with a chance of afternoon and evening thundershowers. Most showers should end around midnight with an evening low of 45 degrees and a North wind 5-10 mph. In today's news: Tax deadline is up; Lawmakers continue budget work; Granada shooting trial begins; Commissioners to discuss commercial development plan.

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Monday, April 16, 2007

16 April 2007

Look for plenty of sunshine and warm temperatures for you Monday. The high today will top out near 74 degrees with a comfortable south breeze between 5-15 mph. The sky will stay clear tonight with a low of 46 degrees. n news today, the new Lawrence Half-Marathon drew a crowd, two KU students are combatting violence toward the homeless, the KU football team wrapped up spring football with the annual spring game and the Vinland fair is about to celebrate its 20th anniversary.

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Friday, April 13, 2007

13 April 2007

Cool days continue today with a high of 44 degrees. Rain will be fairly constant through the day today, starting in time for your morning commute, and changing to snow by the overnight. Wind will be out of the NE 10-20 mph through the day. Expect anywhere from a trace to 2" of snow to fall overnight tonight as the low drops to 33 degrees. In today's news: Walter Mondale speaks at KU; Local lawmaker blasts proposal to let university towns and counties pay for their own deferred maintenance; A local actress returns home; KU gears up for spring football game.

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Thursday, April 12, 2007

12 April 2007

Temperatures struggle again to make it into the 50's. We will see some sunshine and a light North breeze at 5-10 mph bringing our high today to 50 degrees. A chance of showers late this evening dropping the overnight low to 36 degrees with the wind shifting out of the East 5-10 mph. In the news: Lawrence residents want more recreational facilities, including an ice rink, expanded gambling becomes law, but that won't stop opponents from still trying to kill it, Lawrence Art Auction coming this Saturday, and sports feature on a local man named Mickey Mantle making his first trip to Yankees Stadium.

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Wednesday, April 11, 2007

11 April 2007

Look for rain showers before 8:00 AM, and a clearing sky by the afternoon. Your daytime high will reach 52 degrees with a brisk NW wind 10-20 mph gusting up to 30 mph. The evening will be partly cloudy and cooler with an evening low of 33 degrees and a NW wind 10-20 mph. In the news: New Lawrence mayor and commission take their seats Tuesday night, birth control prices jumping up at KU, Wichita stands to lose $1 million because of a mistake in the gambling bill, and KU men's basketball puts an official end to the season with banquet.

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Tuesday, April 10, 2007

10 April 2007

Look for another cool day for the area today. Your high today should top out at 51 degrees with some showers moving in during the mid-morning. The showers are likely to be scattered off and on through the day, with a South to Southeast wind 5-15 mph with gusts near 20 mph. The evening temperature will drop to 40 degrees with most showers ending near 1 or 2 AM. In today's news: Governor prepares to sign casino and slots bill; City Commissioner Sue Hack vows to pursue 1-cent sales tax as mayor; Auto burglar suspect arrested; autos found; KU Sophomore Julian Wright sets his sights on the NBA

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Monday, April 9, 2007

9 April 2007

Temperatures will begin to work their way up again. Look for lots of clouds and a light South breeze with a high of 53 degrees. Your evening will be warmer than the past few with plenty of cloud cover and a low of 38 degrees. In the news: in sports, the rumors are swirling that KU basketball player Julian Wright will forgo his junior and senior seasons and declare fo the NBA draft; in other news: a controversy is boiling over expanded casino gambling and The Today Show is back to check in on 6-year-old Josh Evans, who has a rare and debilitating disease.

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Friday, April 6, 2007

6 April 2007

A winter chill will be in the air today with a slight chance of flurries early in the day. The high will top out near 41 degrees with a North wind 10-15 mph with gusts near 25 mph. The sky will begin to clear in the afternoon leaving a bitter overnight low of 18 degrees. In today's news: KU student among several arrested in front of White House; West side of town gets out and votes while east side stays at home; Roller derby mania back in Lawrence; So long, Bob Huggins.

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Thursday, April 5, 2007

5 April 2007

Your temperatures will stay cool with a daytime high of 44 degrees and a North wind of 5-10 mph. We could pick up a few light showers in the afternoon that may switch to the occasional flurry toward the evening. Look for the low tonight to drop to 26 degrees with light flurries expected. In the news: Rescue made on top of local church, Free State Brewery looking to expand, Car thefts and burglaries sting west Lawrence residents, and Cloudy forecast on the starting quarterback for KU football.

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Wednesday, April 4, 2007

4 April 2007

A much cooler day across the area with highs only reaching the 50 degree mark. Look for a moderate NW wind between 10-15 mph and a sunny sky. The overnight tonight may bring a little frost across the area. The overnight low will drop to 29 degrees. In the news: Local election results, state of the city address, convicted murder seeking an appeal for new trial, and Lawrence High and Free State High play to a tie in girls soccer.

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The Morning Rush for April 3

3 April 2007

Morning showers are likely with the bulk of the rain finished by mid-morning. The temperature will drop from 64 this morning to 60 by 4 PM. The wind will stay out of the North most of the day between 15-25 mph, with gusts near 35. The overnight low will drop to around 33 degrees with a gusty North wind 15-25 mph and partly cloudy skies. In today's news: Election Day is today; Police investigate Dollar General Robbery; Police car chase ends with arrests; Deferred maintenance may be deferred again; Royals beat the Red Sox, 7-1.

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